New AAP Staging and Grading

The American Academy of Periodontology and the European Federation of Periodontology met in the fall of 2017 at the World Workshop on the Classification of Periodontal and Peri-Implant Disease and Conditions.  During this meeting, they designed a Staging and Grading system for periodontal disease. Watch this short (3.5 minute) video to learn more about this new […]

We Are ALL Providers of Service on the Dental Team

Have you ever been referred to as a “Non-Provider” on your dental team? Have you ever felt inadequate or not given permission to discuss and explain clinical treatment needs to the patient just because you aren’t the dentist? As a past dental assistant, I definitely have had those comments or fleeting thoughts myself. I stand […]

[VIDEO] Is it time to harvest the seeds you’ve planted?

If you were a farmer, would you plant a crop but never harvest it? Of course not! If the crop were truly necessary, not harvesting would defeat the purpose of planting! So why do you (or your team, or your doctor) plant seeds for treatment but never harvest? This week’s video can help you reap […]

What kind of impact can you have?

Have you ever wondered if what we do in the dental operatory is making an impact on our patients health? Watch this short video to see how one dental team is seeing the impact! If you’d like to learn more about the potential of your hygiene department, request a complimentary Discovery Session.